17-04-2021 03:00 AM Jerusalem Timing

Israeli Strike on Gaza Injures Two Palestinians, One Seriously

Israeli Strike on Gaza Injures Two Palestinians, One Seriously

Two Palestinians were hurt, one critically, in an Israeli air strike on Gaza City on Sunday, officials said.

Two Palestinians were hurt, one critically, in an Israeli air strike on Gaza City on Sunday, officials said.Gaza emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said the strike had hit a motorcycle in the northern neighborhood of Saftawi, leaving its rider, a 22-year-old man, in critical condition.

A 12-year-old boy who was standing nearby suffIsraeli fighter jetered moderate head wounds in the raid, he told AFP.

"I was there and saw the strike, a motorcycle burst into flames and a car drove away," said witness Saad al-Dabbur, adding that he initially thought there had been a road accident until he saw a donkey lying dead on the ground.

Shortly afterwards, the occupation army confirmed the strike, claiming it targeted a "senior operative" in the Islamic Jihad resistance movement, identified as Ahmad Saad.

The morning strike followed early morning raids which struck Nusseirat refugee camp in central Gaza and near the southern area of Khan Yunis, officials said.